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Roseland (Chicago, Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

George A. Brennan Papers

Identifier: spe-nhrc-gab

The collection reflects George Brennan’s personal interest in the local history of the Calumet region and the early Dutch community in Chicago.

Dates: 1915 - 1958

Calumet Pioneer Historical Society Records

Identifier: spe-cphs

The Calumet Pioneer Historical Society was established in 1935 by the head of the Pullman Branch Library to help preserve the history of the region. The collection includes administrative records, executive committee and regular meeting minutes, speech transcripts, photographs and artifacts.

Dates: 1935 - 1967

Calumet Region Community Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-crcc

The Calumet Region Community Collection spans Chicago’s Roseland, Pullman, West Pullman, South Holland, Dolton, Fernwood, Gano, Kensington, Riverdale and Rosemoor neighborhoods. The collection includes biographical, business, church, community and school records in addition to photographs, scrapbooks, community histories and artifacts spanning more than one hundred years.

Dates: 1850 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1975

Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-lmc

Lillian May (Smith) Campbell and her husband, Frank R. Campbell amassed a collection of photographs of Chicago views that primarily depict streetcars, trolley buses and other modes of transportation as well as document opening ceremonies for bus and streetcar lines across the city in the 1930s. The collection is particularly strong in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lake View, Rogers Park, Portage Park and Logan Square.

Dates: 1858-1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1940

Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records

Identifier: spe-n00096
Abstract The records in this collection were created and collected by the Department of Urban Renewal, its predecessors and other Chicago city departments with duties related to planning and development. The majority of the collection is comprised of photographs, contact sheets, negatives and slides of Chicago neighborhoods considered and targeted for improvement, including images that show buildings and neighborhoods that were subsequently razed. There are also papers related to the administration...
Dates: 1891 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Fenger High School Records

Identifier: spe-nhrc-fhs

The Fenger High School Records are comprised of three major formats: numerous copies of the school yearbook, the Fenger Courier, which in its early years was published twice yearly; photographs taken at a 1946 school dance; and three scrapbooks put together by Mrs. Fenstemacher throughout her career as English teacher at Fenger High School.

Dates: 1925 - 1987

Fernwood Methodist Church, Fenstemacher Scrapbooks

Identifier: spe-fmc

Scrapbooks compiled by Mr. and Mrs. William Fenstemacher. These scrapbooks contain photographs of members of the congregation of the Fernwood Methodist Church at religious and social events. Also included are news clippings and programs relating to the activities of the church.

Dates: 1953 - 1971

Willietta Temple Papers

Identifier: harsh-2007-03

Willietta Jones Temple was a longtime member of Lilydale First Baptist Church and an activist in Lilydale community organizations. Her papers include church anniversary books, programs, correspondence, newsletters, funeral programs and photographs. Also included are materials from other churches and documentation of Lilydale community organizations’ work.

Dates: 1941 - 2009

Ton Family Papers

Identifier: spe-nhrc-ton

The Ton family immigrated from Holland and settled in the area known today as Roseland. They were a large family and held annual reunions between 1896 and 1955. The collection contains programs from those reunions.

Dates: 1865 - 1974